An American Family History

Crynis Larue


LaRue or Larew is also spelled as La Rue, Le Roux, Lerrew, Larrew, La Rew, Lerrue, Laroux, and La Roue.

Childbirth was was perilous. Around 1.5 percent of births ended in the mother's death. Since women gave birth to many children, chances of dying in childbirth were quite high.

Crynis Larue was born on July 18, 1787 in Pompton Plains, New Jersey. He was the son of Henry Larue and Mary Mandeville.

He moved with family to Young, Leeds County, Ontario, Canada when he was very young.

Crynis first married Hannah Griffin.

Samuel Larue (1811, married Jane Dixon).

Hannah died in 1811 probably due to complications of childbirth.

Crynis married Mary "Polly" Baxter.

Horace Larue (1818),
Laura Larue (1821),
Sophia Larue (1824, married George Griffin and Robert Nesbitt).

On May 19, 1812 Crynis petitioned for land that he was entitled to because of his father's service.

Mary died on February 24, 1865.

Crynis died in 1871 in Breedsville, Van Buren County, Michigan.



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